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Known Issues

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Windows

Login Delay

TODO

Vista

Known Software Issues

Firefox 3 and self-signed certificates

There is a known "feature" in Firefox 3 that makes certain secure pages appear scarier when they are using self-signed certificates. The message that appears is "Secure Connection Failed". See the Firefox 3 and self-signed certificates article for a description of the cause for this, as well as appropriate steps to resolve it.

Internet Explorer 7 and self-signed certificates

There is a known "feature" in Internet Explorer 7 that makes certain secure pages appear scarier when they are using self-signed certificates. The message that appears is "There is a problem with this website's security certificate". See the Internet Explorer 7 and self-signed certificates article for a description of the cause for this, as well as appropriate steps to resolve it.

Outlook - Unable to create new item (if Skype installed)

  • If Skype and Outlook are running at the same time, and you try to create a new Outlook message, you may get an error message saying something to the extent "can't create new item".
  • The solution is to open Skype and under the view menu, and click on "View Outlook Contacts".

ATI Video Drivers Incompatible with XP SP3

ATI drivers earlier than version 8.5 are NOT compatible with XP SP3. http://ati.com has the latest drivers, download and install those to fix resolution/color issues after installing SP3.  Full ATI Catalyst driver and additional information also on "Snowleopard\Vol1\Software\Software-Windows\Windows XP\ATI Catalyst Driver for XP".

Keyboard issues on Optiplex GX620

Keyboard/mouse/USB devices may be unresponsive on Optiplex GX620 computers. The solution seems to be to:

Mac

Known Image Issues

Known Software Issues

Office 2008 Installation#Known_issues_with_Office_2008

Some known issues with Office 2008 for Mac: Office 2008 Installation#Known_issues_with_Office_2008

Entourage vs Outlook

Issues with Entourage and features that it lacks in comparison to Outlook: Entourage vs Outlook

Cannot Update Firefox

Various systems may be unable to update Firefox in some cases. See Cannot Update Firefox for solutions.

Firefox 3 and self-signed certificates

There is a known "feature" in Firefox 3 that makes certain secure pages appear scarier when they are using self-signed certificates. The message that appears is "Secure Connection Failed". See the Firefox 3 and self-signed certificates article for a description of the cause for this, as well as appropriate steps to resolve it.

Minor Issues